Some of the things we need to do to really make school a more emotionally addictive place.
Is innovation best pursued through fear or through long-term thinking?
Scientists have now studied it in the last decade or 15 years, and the reason why AA works is that it adheres to the Golden Rule of Habit Change.
We ought to be aware that these are two different spheres that have their own areas of relevance.
A student received a score of A+ for answering questions like "The Earth is billions of years old" by answering "False."
According to the debt-averse deficit hawk position fueling Republican budget proposals, we need to slash government spending to promote economic growth. That assumption relies on a 2010 research paper by two Harvard economists that we now know is studded with errors.
A pet peeve that I have in the context of happiness research is that it’s called happiness research.
There’s every reason to think that in almost all theaters of human endeavor, education, business and the like, this kind of activity is a positive, not a negative.
The purpose of physics is to tell us the story about our world and where we as human beings fit in a wider cosmological scheme. That is why outsider physics, like folk art, works as good imaginative brain teasing.
The Straw Vulcan is a nice trope for Hollywood to use such that Captain Kirk can save the day, but in reality we can't be emotionless.
There’s a tendency, particularly when looking at brain function, to be over-awed by the brain and, this is understandable.
I think that human beings are most limited in their tendency to pursue certainty and to think that answers are somehow absolute or even beneficial.
How can a uniquely Shakespearean habit of mind can be applied to our own lives in order to help us think more creatively?
If you take the analytic approach to realistically look at your skills and your strengths and help develop a plan, a roadmap to get through a challenge and identify role models in your life you'll be on the road to optimism.